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My first trip to Dublin :D


This is a rather long post, but last week was pretty cool. On Friday I jumped on a plane and headed to Dublin. Despite only being an hour away, it was my very first trip to Dublin and the place is beautiful!

I landed and headed to the City Centre, right next to Trinity College, and went on the hunt for food. We went to the fabulous Alfie’s, on South Williams Street. The food was soooooo good:


And this is what I wore for the day:

Dress: Dorothy Perkins
Cardigan: South (via very)
Belt: Dorothy Perkins
Tights: Marks and Spencer
Shoes: So Fabulous (via Very)

We did a lot of walking and window-shopping, before heading back home to relax.

On Saturday, we took the Dublin bus trip. The weather was quite windy, but we headed to the back, so we would have better photo opportunities. The tour took us all around the City and the surrounding areas, including where the president lives (very fancy as you can imagine!). The weather took a turn for the worst and it began to snow, so we made our way to the front of the bus where there was shelter.

We had a lovely Chinese buffet for lunch (I forget the name, unfortunately), and then walked around the ever-famous Temple Bar. It’s not an actual bar, more of a cluster of cool bars, eateries and galleries – there are so many pictures, but I think this one is pretty cool:


This was me by day:

Dress: Lady Vintage London
Cardigan: South (via Very)
Belt: Dorothy Perkins
Tights: Marks and Spencer
Shoes: So Fabulous (via Very)

Now, you can never go a day without cake, and the Queen of Tarts is the cutest little café:



I had the chocolate cake (which I’m ashamed to say, I didn’t finish)

Later that evening, dinner consisted of the most delicious burgers from Captain Americas, on Graton Street. There may or may not have been a cocktail or two, but you can’t prove anything if there are no pictures! ;p However, here is a picture of me by night:

Everything (bar shoes and tights): Very
Tights: Boots
Shoes: New Look

Sunday was my last day and probably my favourtie day too. It was such a beautiful day; the sun was shining so going on an adventure was the aim of the day. We drove up to Killiney. The People's Park Dun Laoghaire had a predominantly food market. I wanted everything!


But then…then, we headed to the coast. I *LOVE* being by the coast. The water was gorgeous, the day was clear, and you could see the mountains with their snowy tops – it was breathtaking! Don’t believe me?


Here’s my outfit for the day:

Skirt: Joy
Shirt: Jumble sale (I think)
Vest: Very
Belt: Dorothy Perkins
Gloves: Dorothy Perkins
Tights: Marks and Spencer
Shoes: So Fabulous (via Very)

Our last stop was Johnny Fox's. It’s the highest pub in Ireland and right near the mountains! Apparently, it’s more of a tourist attraction now, but the interior is still lovely and quaint.


I had a wonderful time and can't wait to get back!

‘Til next time folks!
xxx

Comments

  1. Sounds like you had a fab time and you looked fab I love the lady v dress xx

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    1. Thanks gorgeous! I am way too addicted to Lady V London - they have nothing but amazing dresses and they're great to wear all year round. :) xx

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  2. I'm so glad you had a nice time- the cake shop in particular looks fabulous! And I love your green-y vintage dress :)

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    1. Thanks Katie! The cake shop was really lovely - I think you'd really like it there. I took way too many photos, and am struggling to sort through them all. :/

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  3. The street art and food looks amazing!


    Be great if you could check out my latest outfit post feat a camo jacket and military styling.

    I am also running my 1st blog giveaway here where you could win MAC, Jewellery plus other goodies.

    Thanks! Charlie xx LurchHoundLoves.com | UK Fashion Blog

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    1. Thanks Charlie :)

      Yeah, Dublin was gorgeous, and I definitely want to go back in the Summer.

      I'll check out your blog for sure - congrats on your first giveaway!

      x

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  4. Love your little post love! xxx

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    1. Thanks babe - had a brilliant time and well looked after! ;p xx

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